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Pacing Guides


The following pacing guides help guide instruction to ensure that specific standards are taught by predetermined points during the year. The district level assessments are intended to compliment the individual school and classroom level assessments.  

Parent FAQ

What subject areas are students tested in?

  • English-Language Arts
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • History-Social Studies

How are the test scores used to improve my child's education? 

The test scores are designed as a classroom tool for teachers to measure individual student and cohort group progress.  The scores help teachers to individualize instruction to meet student needs.  

Are my student's scores being compared to other students?

No.  The test scores are used to measure your child's understanding of material being taught in the classroom throughout the year.  A student's test scores are not compared to other students for the purpose of ranking or grading students. 

Mississippi Department of Education Frameworks

Mississippi Department of Education Interpretive Guides

Mississippi College- and Career-Readiness Standards Scaffolding Documents

English Language Arts Scaffolding Document

Mathematics Scaffolding Document

Rankin County School District Pacing Guides

Middle/High Social Studies Pacing Guides

Early World History

Early World History Pacing Guide

MS US History

Middle School US History  (Exploration - Reconstruction) Pacing Guide 

Introduction to Geography

Introduction to Geography REGION Pacing Guide

Mississippi Studies

Mississippi Studies Pacing Guide

World History - Enlightenment to Present

World History Pacing Guide

U.S. History

U.S. History Pacing Guide

U.S. Government

U.S. Government Pacing Guide


Economics Pacing Guide
Middle/High English Language Arts Pacing Guides
6th Grade English Language Arts 6th Grade English Language Arts Pacing Guide

7th Grade English Language Arts

7th Grade English Language Arts Pacing Guide

8th Grade English Language Arts

8th Grade English Language Arts Pacing Guide

English I & II

English I & II Pacing Guide

English III & IV

English III & IV Pacing Guide

Middle/High Science Pacing Guides

6th Science

6th Grade Science Pacing Guide

7th Science

7th Grade Science Pacing Guide

8th Science

8th Grade Science Pacing Guide


Biology Pacing Guide

Biology Testing Blueprint Biology Testing Blueprint
Botany Botany Pacing Guide


Chemistry Pacing Guide

Earth and Space Science Earth and Space Science Pacing Guide
Environmental Science Environmental Science Pacing Guide
Foundations of Biology Foundations of Biology Pacing Guide
Foundations of Science Literacy Foundations of Science Literacy Pacing Guide
Genetics Genetics Pacing Guide

Human Anatomy and Physiology

Human Anatomy and Physiology Pacing Guide

Marine and Aquatic Science Marine and Aquatic Science Pacing Guide

Physical Science

Physical Science Pacing Guide

Physics Physics Pacing Guide
Science Grade 8 Testing Blueprint Science Grade 8 Testing Blueprint
Zoology Zoology Pacing Guide
Middle/High Math Pacing Guides
6th Grade Math 6th Grade Math Pacing Guide

7th Grade Math

7th Grade Math Pacing Guide

7th Grade Compacted Math 7th Grade Compacted Math Pacing Guide

8th Grade Math

8th Grade Math Pacing Guide

8th Grade Compacted Math 8th Grade Compacted Math Pacing Guide

Algebra I

Algebra I Pacing Guide

Foundations of Algebra Foundations of Algebra Pacing Guide


Geometry Pacing Guide

Algebra II

Algebra II Pacing Guide

Algebra III Algebra III Standards


SREB Math Standards

Advanced Math Plus Advanced Math Plus Standards
AP Pre-Calculus AP Pre-Calculus Standards
AP Calculus AP Calculus Standards
AP Statistics AP Statistics Standards
MAAP Blueprints

ELA MAAP Blueprints

ELA MAAP Blueprints (Updated 2021-22)

MATH MAAP Blueprints

Math MAAP Blueprints (Updated 2021-22)